Meaning and Name Origin
Shanah is an uncommon first name for females. Shanah is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Shanah and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Shanah (#unlisted) are Shanna, Shania, Shanda and Shana. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1970-1979 and is now significantly less, with the forms Shania, Shanna, Shanda and Shana becoming less stylish. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shanah is alike in pronunciation to Chaanah, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Channah, Chanyah, Shaena, Shaina▼, Shainah, Shanae▼, Shanay, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shannae, Shauna▼, Shaunah, Shawna▼, Shawnae, Shawnah, Shayna▼, Shaynah, Sheenah, Shena, Shona, Shonagh, Shonah, Shuna and Shunagh. Other suggested similar baby names are Sana, Sannah, Seana, Shan-, Shane, Shayan and Siana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shanah.